IN DEFENSE OF THE REICH...Publishers Proof
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IN DEFENSE OF THE REICH...Publishers Proof


Artist : Nicolas Trudgian , General Adolf Galland , General Walter Krupinski and Oberst Hermann Buchner.


32" x 25" approx  Unframed Print
Price £0.00


The legend of Willi Messerschmitt's Me262 , and the elite fighter Aces who piloted this revolutionary jet aircraft , is as secure as any born during the Second World War. As they hurtled into the air , climbing at speeds hitherto unknown , a small group of seasoned pilots heralded a new generation of combat aircraft that would extend into the 21st century. At the spearhead of this new era in combat flying was the mercurial fighter leader " Adolf Galland ". Sacked for opposing the naive tactics of Luftwaffe supremo Hermann Goring , Galland found himself , as a General , once again leading a squadron of fighters into battle. Although too late to change the spectre of imminent defeat , this tiny group of highly decorated Aces fought a courageous rearguard action during the final Defense of the Reich. Seen blasting off an airfield in Bavaria are four Me262's, led by General Adolf Galland. Glistening in the damp air these sleek fighters are on full power in their rush to climb to altitude. Within minutes they will attack an incoming mass formation of B-17's and B-24's. Below , the roads and buildings reflect the sunlight between the scattered clouds of a departing storm ...Signed by the Artist : Nicolas Trudgian and General Adolf Galland , General Walter Krupinski and Oberst Hermann Buchner ...priced @ Sold.. for this very rare , limited to only 50 copies Publishers Proof...To complement the purchase of your fine art print, we are now able to offer a professional Picture Framing service. For further details please contact us by phone or email.

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